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Mark Zuckerberg just confirmed that a widespread Facebook bug was blocking news articles — but said it had no relation to coronavirus (FB)

Mark Zuckerberg just confirmed that a widespread Facebook bug was blocking...

Mark Zuckerberg just addressed a Facebook bug that was blocking factually correct news articles, including stories about coronavirus, for much of Tuesday afternoon.Zuckerberg confirmed that the bug was widespread and stemmed from Facebook's AI-driven moderation systems, but said it had no connection to the platform's coronavirus misinformation enforcement.Facebook has cracked down on misinformation as COVID-19…
Buy these 12 cheap stocks to reap big dividend payments as the market recovers from coronavirus, BTIG says

Buy these 12 cheap stocks to reap big dividend payments as...

This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. Stocks with high dividend payouts have become more appealing after the slump in bond yields. Julian Emanuel, the chief equity and derivatives strategist at BTIG, shared a list of 12 stocks with below-market valuations and dividend yields north of 3%.Click…
University of Phoenix Expands Tech Skill Development with Pluralsight

University of Phoenix Expands Tech Skill Development with Pluralsight

Press release content from Globe Newswire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.SILICON SLOPES, Utah, March 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pluralsight, Inc. (NASDAQ: PS), the technology skills platform, today announced an expansion of its agreement with University of Phoenix that will double the number of Pluralsight licenses the academic institution uses…
Mississippi businesses shift production during pandemic

Mississippi businesses shift production during pandemic

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — As the nation hunkers down and people shelter in place amid the coronavirus pandemic, several Mississippi businesses have stayed open, switching gears to make much-needed products. A jeans company is making face guards, a coffeehouse is making loaves of bread and distilleries are making hand sanitizer. They’re hoping to keep their…
TCL Electronics’ Profit Attributable to Owners of the Parent Surges 1.2 Times to HK$2.28 Billion

TCL Electronics’ Profit Attributable to Owners of the Parent Surges 1.2...

HONG KONG, March 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TCL Electronics Holdings Limited (“TCL Electronics” or “the Company”, stock code: 01070.HK) announced its annual results for the year ended 31 December 2019.Financial highlights for the year ended 31 December 2019(HK$ million)FY 2019FY 2018ChangeTurnover46,991*45,582+3.1%Gross Profit Margin (%)17.415.3+2.1p.p.Expense Ratio (%)13.812.7+1.1p.p.Research & Development ("R&D")987722+36.7%EBITDA@2,9311,504**+94.9% Profit attributable to owners of the…
Feed the soul: In chaotic times, gardening becomes therapy…

Feed the soul: In chaotic times, gardening becomes therapy…

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Dig. Plant. Breathe.As spring’s arrival in the Northern Hemisphere coincides with government stay-at-home orders, the itch to get outside has turned backyard gardens into a getaway for the mind in chaotic times. Gardeners who already know that working with soil is a way to connect with nature say it helps take…
7 of the biggest mistakes people make choosing a financial advisor

7 of the biggest mistakes people make choosing a financial advisor

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective.When you need help with your money, it's tempting to hire the first financial advisor you meet.But the smarter…
Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch learned a key leadership strategy after he accidentally blew up a factory in 1963 — and it’s a lesson that applies to any boss

Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch learned a key leadership strategy...

Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric, has died at the age of 84.On a 2018 episode of the Freakonomics podcast, Welch said he once accidentally blew up a factory at General Electric. It was early in his career and he was a chemical engineer.When Welch met with an executive to discuss the situation, the…
Rachel Kuhn is a 41-year-old executive who left Starbucks for one of America’s biggest automakers. Here’s her strategy for driving innovation at General Motors, despite not being a ‘car person’ (GM)

Rachel Kuhn is a 41-year-old executive who left Starbucks for one...

General Motors' innovation team has a clear directive: Projects must add at least $100 million in revenue.Rachel Kuhn, a director of innovation at the automaker, is not a "car person" and previously worked in management consulting and as a Starbucks executive.In an interview with Business Insider, she explained the problems the team is hoping to…
Bill Miller’s fund crushed the market for a record 15 straight years. He told us his strategy for the coronavirus meltdown, calling it ‘one of the five great buying opportunities of my lifetime.’

Bill Miller’s fund crushed the market for a record 15 straight...

According to Bill Miller, investors will be all right if they buy safe high-quality stocks.But if they want to get the best returns, they'll need look for the companies that have fallen the most and bet on recovery.Miller said the broad wipeout in the stock market was one of "five great buying opportunities" of his…

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